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Undocumented pay more in state and local taxes

Who would really benefit from legalizing all undocumented immigrants? Everyone.

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Community packs hearing on “LaSalle St” financial transaction tax

The LaSalle Street Tax (LST) campaign turned out in force with members of various unions packing the hearing in favor of HB106.

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Bugs in space and tax cheats

Amazing - we can now spot a bug in space. So how come we can't spot people who cheat on their taxes right here on terra firma in the USA?

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Divest from Pentagon, invest in people

On Tax Day, protesters were staging a press conference with the latest attempt at temporary housing for the homeless.

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This week in history: Poll tax abolished 50 years ago

A three-judge federal court at Jackson, Miss., outlawed Mississippi's $2 poll tax as a voting requirement for state and federal elections.

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Who will pay for everybody's free college?

A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.

 

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Jeb's tax plan would still let hedge fund managers pig out

The American people are fed up with Wall Street and the right wing can't ignore it. 

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EPI plan: Tax the rich, strengthen social security, rebuild infrastructure

By 2040, federal debt would be 54 percent of gross domestic product, not the present 74 percent - and less than debt proposed by right wingers.

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Major moves towards corporate accountability

In two major moves towards corporate accountability to everyone else, states and cities are being urged to disclose total tax subsidies to corporations.

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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